In this assessment you need to write a brief proposal for next year’s dissertation. You should write a 500 word plan that identifies a key research question or a research area that you will develop in next year’s dissertation.
The proposal should contain:
- Research question or research area
- Brief review of current research in that area (mini literature review)
- Proposed sample and methodology
Please note: even though you may plan not to write a dissertation next year, you MUST submit the dissertation proposal.
Your proposal will be assessed on your ability to:
- Assess the suitability of particular research methods for certain kinds of project
- Plan and design a piece of independent research
- Deliver a well written and well researched proposal that uses appropriate referencing conventions in the text and bibliography